More lucent computer funk from the House of Joker.
The Kapsize boss’ last offering was Joker Drive, a free-to-download mini-album inspired by ancient Sega games and classic boogie-funk. Soundcloud drop ‘Arabian Nights’, flagged up by Self-Titled, is closer in spirit and tone to this year’s strong The Face EP. Touted as “space boy goon music”, ‘Arabian Nights’ sets an exotic Middle Eastern hook over Joker’s usual electrical storm music – check below to listen.
Joker is a key player in our story of UK dance music from 2000-2009 in 100 records – our record-by-record account of the narrative of the UK clubland continuum over the last decade.